the fine wool undercoat pulled by hand from Shetland sheep.
thin, loosely twisted wool yarn for knitting or weaving.
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Origin of Shetland wool
First recorded in 1780–90
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British Dictionary definitions for shetland wool
a fine loosely twisted wool yarn spun from the fleece of Shetland sheep and used esp for sweaters
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